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At College Counseling Associates we offer a personalized approach. We work with each family and student to determine a list of best-fit colleges and an individualized application strategy. In Menlo Park since 1986, our counselors bring a combination of over fifty years of experience, and while each family works with one counselor, they benefit from the knowledge and experience of the whole team.

Over the years we have worked with students of all types, interests, and circumstances, including, but not limited to, Ivy League applicants, recruited athletes, performing artists, students with a low GPA, international applicants, students with learning differences, transfer students, students with health issues or those looking for alternative colleges. In addition to face-to-face office meetings, we can work by Skype, phone and email. We have counseled students from high schools all over the country, as well as clients living in Europe and Asia.

New families with in-depth questions about our services can book a free 30-minute consultation.
Free consult does not apply to the following categories:
--Transfer students
--Students still in middle school
--Rising seniors after July 15th each year


Class of 2017 CCA students accepted to more than 200 colleges and universities in 34 states and Great Britain and Canada. See list below!